Maddie had to wear a back strut after her T12 vertebrae was ruptured in a car accident. Thankfully, category sidekick and theatre radical member Sarah helped turn the back strengthen into a piece of steampunk armor.

“My daughter didn’t like the brace she had to wear after surgery, so a acquaintance facilitated her steampunk it, ” mom Linda C. told EPBpt. “Best duty , now folks are intrigued, and come up and ask why she has to wear it rather than merely staring.”

Maddie had to wear a back brace after a car accident